This accredited course is designed for students learning English as an additional language to enhance their English language in order to prepare them to access a range of educational and vocational pathways with Orange International College and/or other training providers. It will be delivered as ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) for Overseas/International participants, who need to develop English language skills to participate in interactions and transactions in social and community contexts and to read and write straightforward texts for a range of purposes
On successful completion of this course the student would be awarded 22253VIC Certificate III In EAL (Access), which is a nationally recognised training. The qualification has a mention of the number of weeks of ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) attended. Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of 22253VIC Certificate III In EAL (Access) along with a mention of the number of weeks of ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) attended.
Further training pathways from this qualification include wide variety of educational pathways with OIC and other training providers.
For further study outcomes, the qualification can be co-delivered with industry qualifications at an appropriate level 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) Certificate III or IV industry qualifications.
All students must be aged 18 years or over (International Students) at the time of applying for admission
- There are no specific education requirements for this course
- The learner needs to have English proficiency level equivalent to ISLPR level 2. It is demonstrated by 3.5/4/4.5 bands in IELTS or equivalent English language test.
Using pre-course English language assessment for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competencies within the Framework an assessment is made to determine applicant’s appropriate course placement as per their level of proficiency in the English language. Applicant’s learning and pathway building needs are also considered
There are no pre-requisite requirements for individual units of competency.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)
RPL is not available for this Accredited Course, as students are placed at an appropriate level after assessing their English proficiency levels. Appropriate Credit Transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification. Students with Credit Transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. (Source: AQF )
Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications. (Source AQF )